Our Team

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The Heart and Vascular Services Team of Hunterdon Healthcare offers the expertise of a dedicated staff of board certified cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, and a vascular surgeon. We combine a knowledgeable staff of physicians, specialists, nurses, technologists, as well as a dedicated care coordinator, to bring you the most advanced cardiovascular care in New Jersey. We consider you and your family the most important part of the team.

Our caring, professional and dedicated cardiovascular nursing units provide around-the-clock care. Hunterdon Medical Center is one of the few hospitals to achieve Magnet™ status for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credential Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® and NICHE designation. Hunterdon Medical Center is also one of the highest scoring hospitals in terms of patient satisfaction.

Cardiologists

Ted Bialy, MD, FACP, FACC

Jonathan Horiuchi, MD, FACC

Austin H. Kutscher, Jr., MD, FACC

Robert Lind, MD, FACC

Andrew Rudnick, MD, FACC

Dubravka Starcevic, MD, FACC

Glen E. Tonnessen, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Interventional Cardiologists

Andrey Espinoza, MD, FACC, FSCAI

William Schafranek, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Vascular Surgeon

Herman Maeuser, MD

Interventional Radiologists

Andrew Loesberg, MD

Thomas. H. Woo, MD

Cardiovascular Care Coordinator — We offer a dedicated professional to meet the needs of our heart and vascular patients. Maria Feo is an expert at cardiovascular preventive health care, as well as risk factor modification. Maria is able to guide patients to services and resources that can aid them in recovery and beyond. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact:

Maria Feo, BSN, RN-BC, CTTS
Cardiovascular Care Coordinator
908-237-5440
mfeo@hhsnj.org

Emergency Department Team
The Emergency Room is staffed around-the-clock by:

  • Board certified emergency medicine physicians
  • Board certified physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Certified registered nurses
  • Patient care technicians
  • Unit coordinators

MICU Team

  • Director of MICU Services
  • Paramedics certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS)

Cardiac Catheterization Lab Team

  • Interventional cardiologists
  • Invasive cardiologists
  • Electrophysiologist
  • Certified registered nurse manager/supervisor
  • Certified registered nurses
  • Registered cardiovascular invasive specialists (RCIS)
  • Radiographic technologist
  • Cardiovascular technologist
  • Unit coordinator

Interventional Radiology Team

  • Interventional Radiologists
  • Radiology registered nurses
  • Registered interventional radiographic technologists

Inpatient Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

  • Nurse Director
  • ICU Clinical Coordinator
  • Telemetry/critical care certified registered nurses
  • Patient care assistants (PCA)
  • Nurse Interns
  • Unit coordinators

Cardiovascular Nursing Units

  • Nurse Director
  • Clinical Nurse Leaders
  • Telemetry certified registered nurses
  • Patient care assistants
  • Nurse Interns
  • Unit coordinators

Non-invasive Heart and Vascular Services Team

  • Dedicated registered supervisors
  • Registered cardiac sonographers
  • Registered cardiovascular specialists
  • Registered vascular technologists
  • Registered diagnostic medical sonographers
  • Cardiac technicians
  • Nuclear cardiac technicians
  • Certified nuclear medicine technologists
  • Registered radiographic technologists

 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Team

  • Cardiac Medical Director
  • Pulmonary Medical Director
  • Cardiologists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Primary care physicians
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Director
  • Certified Cardiopulmonary Rehab Nurses
  • Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologists
  • Respiratory Therapists

 

Pastoral Care – The hospital Chaplain and a group of volunteer ministers are available to all patients and their families. Please contact your nurse to request these services. A chapel is located on the first floor of the hospital near the information desk.

Pharmacists – While you are in the hospital all of your medications are dispensed by our hospital pharmacists. They can answer any questions you have regarding your medications.

Dietitians – Registered dietitians are experts in developing a diet appropriate for you. A registered dietitian will review your medical record and work with your health care team to develop a nutrition care plan for you. Registered dietitians are also available to educate you about any diets you may need to follow after you are discharged.

Partners of the Heart volunteer support team  Our Partners of the Heart volunteers are integral members of our health care team, adding a component to care that others simply cannot. Their personal experiences allow them to give the same support they received during their time of need to others and express their gratitude.

Volunteers – Volunteers give thousands of hours of service each year to our hospital to enhance the care of our patients and their families. They provide support throughout the hospital, including staffing the information desk, delivering mail and flowers, operating the gift shop, and escorting patients.

Our Physicians

Ted Bialy, MD, FACP, FACC

Non-Invasive Cardiologist

Jonathan Horiuchi, MD

Non-Invasive Cardiologist

Austin Kutscher, MD

Non-Invasive Cardiologist

Robert S. Lind, MD

Non-Invasive Cardiologist

Andrew Rudnick, MD

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Dubravka Starcevic, MD

Non-Invasive Cardiologist

Glen Tonnessen, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Andrey Espinoza, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Interventional Cardiologist

William Schafranek, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Yaser Elnahar, MD

Cardiologist

Herman Maeuser, MD

General Surgeon

Andrew Loesberg, MD

Interventional Radiologist

Thomas Woo, MD

Interventional Radiologist

Additional Staff & Specialists

Maria Feo, BSN, RN-BC, CTTS, Cardiovascular Care Coordinator

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